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Model #RH540M

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12 Amp 1-9/16 in. Corded Variable Speed SDS-Max Combination Concrete/Masonry Rotary Hammer Drill with Carrying Case

  • 2 modes: rotary hammer and hammer only for chipping applications
  • Chisels, drills and chips through block, tile and tough materials
  • Use with PRO+GUARD system for OSHA Silica Table 1 compliance
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With best-in-class impact energy at 6.1 foot pounds, the RH540M SDS-max Rotary Hammer is the hardest hitting and fastest drilling rotary hammer in its class. Delivering 38 percent more impact energy than previous generations and up to 20 percent more than competitors, the RH540M provides maximum productivity in all day drilling and chiseling applications. A variable speed dial for both drilling and chiseling applications allows users to adjust tool settings based on the application and material they're tackling and a selector knob makes it easy to switch between hammer drilling, chiseling only and the Varo-Lock function. The Varo-Lock mechanism allows chisels to be rotated into 12 different positions to optimize working angles. The tools' new, robust design keeps it working hard on jobsites. The RH540 tools both feature 12 amps and weigh just 14.2 pounds, delivering 1,200 to 2,750 blows per minute. Service minder brushes on the tools also keep them running at maximum capacity, as the tools clearly indicate when preventive maintenance is required. As with all Bosch SDS-max tools, the RH540M allows users to make tool-free bit changes with automatic bit locking and offers enhanced dust protection and maximum energy transfer rate.
  • CONVENIENT - The Bosch RH540M Combo Rotary Hammer features the SDS-max Bit System for tool-free bit changes with automatic bit locking, dust protection and maximum impact energy transfer rate
  • POWER - This rotary hammer provides the best in class impact energy of 6.1 ft.-lbs. Weighing only, 15.2 lbs., the RH540M provides maximum productivity in all day drilling and chiseling applications.
  • VERSATILE - The RH540M features a combination dual mode selector knob to allow users to select between hammer drilling, chiseling only and the Vario-Lock function.
  • EFFICIENT - With Varo-Lock Positioning, the rotary hammer rotates and locks chisel into 12 different positions to optimize working angle. The tool also comes complete with service minder brushes to notify users when maintenance is needed.
  • VARIABLE SPEED - The variable speed dial allows for controlled drilling and chiseling applications. The motor is rated at 170 to 340 RPM in rotary mode and 1,200 to 2,750 BPM in hammer mode, which will easily reduce concrete to dust.
  • INCLUDES - Auxiliary handle and carrying case









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Cordless/ CordedCordedCordedCordlessCorded
Chuck Size1 In.1-9/16 In.1-1/8 In.1-9/16 In.
Chuck TypeSDS-PlusSDS-MaxKeylessSDS-Max
Power Tool FeaturesForward/Reverse Switch,Keyless Chuck,Variable SpeedForward/Reverse Switch,Keyless Chuck,Variable SpeedDepth Gauge,Keyless Chuck,LED Light,Side Handle,Variable SpeedKeyless Chuck,Variable Speed
IncludedCase IncludedCase IncludedNo Additional Items IncludedCase Included
ConditionNewNewNewNew
Maximum Speed (RPM)1500 RPM340 RPM1350 RPM450 RPM
Voltage (v) 18v
Motor Type Brushless
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
19
Product Height (in.)
10.5
Product Width (in.)
4

Details

Amperage (amps)
12
Blow energy (ft.-lb.)
6.1
Chuck Size
1-9/16 In.
Chuck Type
SDS-Max
Color Family
Blue
Condition
New
Cord Length (ft.)
8
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Drill/ Driver Type
Rotary Drill
Included
Case Included
Maximum Speed (RPM)
340 RPM
Power Tool Features
Forward/Reverse Switch,Keyless Chuck,Variable Speed
Product Weight (lb.)
15.2
Returnable
180-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Certified
Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 1 Year

Questions & Answers

20Questions15Answers

will this tool drill a 1.5 inch hole in solid granite? 12+ inches deep

Asked by Crescent August 24, 2020
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Answer

The RH540M SDS-max Rotary Hammer is designed for masonry and concrete drilling only. You will also need a diamond tip bit for drilling granite or a diamond hole saw that is compatible with a 3 jaw chuck drill. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

Are any of these drills made in the USA?

Asked by Chizpa August 19, 2020
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The country of origin of the RH540M is China. Robert Bosch Tool Corporation utilizes a global manufacturing strategy, which incorporates a global network of suppliers with our worldwide manufacturing locations in regions such as Asia, Europe, and the United States. Our manufacturing facilities around the globe are all owned and operated by the Bosch Group and maintain the highest quality standards. You can be assured that whatever country your Bosch product was made in, it will be made with the quality you would expect from Bosch. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

Does the trigger for the hammer lock by itself when pressed?

Asked by Ro June 19, 2020
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Hi there! To turn the RH540M Rotary Hammer “ON” squeeze the trigger switch. To turn the tool “OFF”, release the trigger switch, which is spring loaded and will return to the “OFF” position automatically. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

What is the country of origin? Where is the aforementioned Bosch 12 Amp 1-9/16 made?

Asked by Jack May 20, 2020
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Answer

The RH540M SDS-max Combination Hammer country of origin is China. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

Is it good for home DIY projects ? I have tried GBH2-28L drill and it failed to drill hole with 1 inch bit. Now i want to buy this hammer drill ?

Asked by Jass May 19, 2020
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For the GBH2-28L SDS-plus Rotary Hammer, it is designed to drill through concrete and masonry. Same goes with RH540M Combination Hammer. It is the bit that will vary for the application. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

what size bits can drill handle ?

Asked by electro May 1, 2020
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Whatever size of bit SDS is making. I used 4 " diamond hole saw bit to drill through the cinder block. It works fine. Also used 5/8 " bit to drill the concrete to set bolt anchors in.

sidewalk?

Asked by Steve March 14, 2020
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Hi there! Thanks for the question. The RH540M SDS-max Combination Hammer is designed for hardest hitting and fastest drilling rotary hammer. It will be the bit that will vary on your application. Kindly check out https://www.boschtools.com/us/en/boschtools-ocs/masonry-concrete-drilling-22083-c/ for your application. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

Can a 2000 watt inverter run this hammer?

Asked by Jr June 27, 2019
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The RH540M Rotary Hammer requires a 2200W inverter, that's including the start up. To get the rating, you should get the Amperage x Volt = Watts x 1.5. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

What would be the biggest recommended core bit that this drill could handle

Asked by Jeff December 29, 2018
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Thank you for your question. The RH540M SDS-Max Rotary Hammer max core bit it can handle is 4" diameter. You may check https://www.boschtools.com/us/en/boschtools-ocs/sds-max-rotary-hammer-core-bits-1-pc--22580-c/ for your options. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

Joules

Asked by Manny August 31, 2018
1
Answer

Thank you for your question. The RH540M Rotary Hammer has 6.1 ft./lbs. It also has 2,900 blasts per minute. For further assistance, contact us at 1-877-BOSCH99 (1-877-267-2499) from Mon-Fri 7A-7P CST.

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We had an older one that was used to build our home,it died,so we kept the brand going.It is worked with ease,wouldn't change brands.
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The 120-Volt 1-9/16 in. SDS-Max Rotary Hammer is a wonderful tool to own. It does not come with any bits and they are kind of expensive. We chose a spade bit for our first use. Our ground is so hard that it is impossible to dig in. This tool made it look like butter. We will have some concrete work to do at some point in the near future and this will come in really handy. It has variable speeds and can be switched between rotary/hammer and just hammer. It's very easy to change the bits. It is a little heavy for a woman (at least for me) but my husband loves it. It also comes in a very nice case to keep it protected when not in use. It probably is more for the professional but we love it for our DIY homeowner needs.
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This is an SDS Max Rotary Hammer, which differs from the smaller SDS Plus Rotary Hammer (see my video for a side by side comparison of the bits). This is a heavy tool (14.2 pounds), it has to be to be able to provide a whopping 6.1 ft. lbs of impact energy and deliver 1,200 to 2,750 blows per minute. The tool-free bit changes, and automatic bit locking, make for fast setup and swap out of bits. The bit rotates and locks into 12 different positions, and the variable speed ensures the right speed for the job. The ancillary handle is fully adjustable to any of 360 degrees around the tool. Where using a chisel to lift old tiles, or a drill bit to power through masonry, this bad boy has the power to do it all, and much more.
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Bought this tool about 2 weeks ago, have not had and opportunity to really use it. But the little I have been able to do, I am very happy and satisfied with its performance.
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